how to pronounce perpetuity


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the above transcription of perpetuity is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

perpetuity is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of perpetuity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… use that fund in perpetuity so forever …”

meanings of perpetuity


  1. Something that is perpetual.
  2. The quality or state of being perpetual; endless duration; uninterrupted existence.
  3. An annuity in which the periodic payments begin on a fixed date and continue indefinitely.
  4. A limitation intended to be unalterable and of indefinite duration; a disposition of property which attempts to make it inalienable beyond certain limits fixed or conceived as being fixed by the general law.

perpetuity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word perpetuity occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics perpetuity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that perpetuity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with perpetuity


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